Farriers wartime role will be in focus

THE role two Slindon farriers played during the First World War has come to light in an exhibition.

The Slindon Forge, in Reynolds Lane, is hosting a display about the vital role Charles Hotston and Gilbert Bleathman played during the war effort.

The exhibition, organised by the Slindon Forge Society, runs throughout August from 8.30am-5.30pm, Tuesday-Saturday; 10am-5pm, Monday; and 9am-5pm, Sunday.